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Lansweeper has several optional features that require internet access for proper functioning. Below is an overview of these scanning and
When Lansweeper scans a Linux or Unix computer with or without a scanning agent, it runs commands to retrieve data.
From Lansweeper 7.2 onward, SQL LocalDB is one of the available database server options for hosting your Lansweeper database. The
To be able to scan your Chrome OS (e.g. Chromebook) devices with Lansweeper, you need to ensure that they meet
From version 7.2 onward, Lansweeper is capable of scanning Android, iOS (iPhone and iPad), Chrome OS and Windows Phone mobile
From version 7.1 onward, Lansweeper is capable of scanning resource groups and virtual machines hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud
Lansweeper can scan VPCs and instances (virtual machines) hosted on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. An asset is
From version 7.1 onward, Lansweeper is capable of scanning Android, iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Windows Phone mobile devices that
Lansweeper has a web interface, which can be viewed in a web browser locally from the Lansweeper server or remotely
Lansweeper data, reports and settings are stored in a database. Below you can find a list of supported database servers
LsAgent is a feature introduced in Lansweeper 7.0. If you are using an older Lansweeper release, you will need to
vCenter scanning is a feature introduced in Lansweeper 7.0. If you are using an older Lansweeper release, you will need
Citrix scanning is a feature introduced in Lansweeper 7.0. If you are using an older Lansweeper release, you will need
When you install or subsequently update Lansweeper, the Lansweeper installer makes changes to the DCOM and a few other settings
To pull data from the Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows computers, VMware servers and other devices in your network, Lansweeper
Apart from scanning Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows computers, as well as VMware servers, Lansweeper is also capable of scanning
To scan a Linux or Unix computer without an agent, certain requirements must be met. Ideally, an agentless scan of
Ideally, an Apple Mac computer is scanned through SSH. Enabling SSH on the computer allows Lansweeper to run the system_profiler
VMware servers can be scanned directly with a read-only credential to the server or indirectly through their vCenter server. To
This article lists Lansweeper installation requirements. The Windows computer you install Lansweeper on must meet the requirements listed below. The
Below is an overview of ports scanned by Lansweeper on client machines and ports used for internal communication between Lansweeper
Lansweeper pulls Windows computer data from WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation), a management infrastructure built into Windows operating systems. The initial
There are two main ways you can scan a Windows computer: with a scanning agent or without a scanning agent.